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Survey Answer:

Violations of the Personal Information Protection Act are an unlawful practice under the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Practices Act. Id. at 530/20. As such, any person that suffers actual damages may bring an action under that Act. Violations are subject to a civil penalty of not more than $100 for each individual with respect to whom personal information is disposed of in violation. The Attorney General may impose a civil penalty after notice to the person accused of violating this section. In addition, the Attorney General may bring an action in the circuit court to remedy a violation, seeking appropriate relief.

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Fred Bellamy: Ryley Carlock & Applewhite